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St. Thorfinn Comments

In the year 1285, there died in the Cistercian monastery at TerDoest, near Bruges, a Norwegian bishop named Thorfinn. He had never attracted particular attention and was soon forgotten. But over fifty years later, in the course of some building operations, his tomb in the Church was opened and it was reported that the remains gave out a strong and pleasing spell. The Abbot made inquiries and found that one of his monks, and aged man named ... Continue Reading

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  1. Nancy Vines
    3 years ago

    A very informative article; however, there are a couple of very obvious grammatical errors:
    "staying in there monastary" should be their
    "divided between his mother, his brothers and sisters, and certain monastaries" should be among

  2. Catherine Anne Koepsel
    3 years ago

    To Whom It May Concern:

    Thank you for posting this lovely event. What a wonderful man Saint Torfinn was. I pray I could afford to make it to his tomb, among many other very important places that carry our traditions on. In my opinion, that is very important.

    Thank You!

    Praying for a Miracle!

    In The Name Of Christ,
    Catherine
    Texas

  3. Fr Wladyslaw Kloc
    3 years ago

    Thank you for your detailed and interesting information about our Saints. It is useful for me personally and for my daily preaching.
    Fr Wladyslaw Kloc SDB - Samara (Russia)

  4. shiju
    3 years ago

    may god bless you


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